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Brewed by Yukon Brewing Company
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Whitehorse, Canada

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RATINGS: 114   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The lighter beer of our two offerings, this ale was designed to be an almost "non-ale". It is golden in colour, brilliantly clear, and clean across the palate. The mix of 4 malts still provides subtle character in the body, and the addition of malted wheat provides a slight, but characteristic citrusy finish. Hopped with noble Saaz and Golding, the bitter is barely perceptible, but mild hop flavours linger in the after-taste; the dry, clean finish provides a refreshing perk at the back of the palate. The full package mimics the classic milds of the British Isles, with a bit of Yukon spirit, just to make sure you remember what part of the world you're in!

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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stephen louis (165) - Victoria, British Columbia, - APR 11, 2005
This is a very malty ale...but well done. On the pour...the nose was 99% malt.Nice colour..light Amber and gold with a off white head. On taste...not near as malty and boring as the nose would indicate.Well balanced to the side of malt ,but smooth and mild.Just enough hops to finish the beer neutral dry. Light carbonation and loots of grain make this beer a malt lovers paridice..this would be a good beer for someone coming off of Molsen or Kokanee. It a nutshell ...this is English pale ale Canadian stlye..light and inoffensive. in flavour.


4.2
monksmisery (11) - - JUN 26, 2017
really nice pale ale. if you're canadian and like blue buck or okanogan spring's pale ale, you'll dig this. super balanced beer from colour to smell to bitter//sweet, it's right in the middle and done so with grace.

2.5
fiery_1 (1012) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 13, 2016
355ml can @ Matt’s. Pours a slight hazed amber copper colour. Nose is weak. Flavour is easy drinking, some malts, but light and watery.

2.8
fiulijn (20493) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 13, 2016
Tasting at Matt’s, can
Hazy light amber color with compact head. Easy Ale, but clean and delicate, some light malts, almost no bitterness, light fruity esters.

2.6
mcberko (17830) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 13, 2016
330mL can, pours a hazy amber orange with a small white head. Aroma brings out skunky grassy notes and light toasted biscuity malt. Flavour brings out sweet cereal malt, a little grass and toasted biscuity malt. Finishes with lightly sweet cereal malt and straw. Meh.

2.8
RhetoricalAns (939) - Red Deer, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 28, 2016
330 ml bottle. Clear deep gold colour, small white head, quickly decreases to a tiny ring. Light biscuit malt, some cereal grains, corn. Taste, earth. taste is fine, bit of a wet grain in the finish. Medium body, lighter finish.

2.9
Iphonephan (6988) - Jackson Hole/McLean, Virginia, USA - JUN 3, 2016
From a 12 oz bottle. Pours a clear gold with an off white head. Bready nose. Flavors of malt. Light bodied. Smooth clean finish.

3
Strangebrewer (1308) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - APR 25, 2016
bomber. Poured clear medium-amber with a thin white head. Aroma of bready malt but faint. Light-medium body, average carbonation with an oily mouthfeel. Flavour of grainy cereal malt, some faint citrus with an herbal bitterness.

2.9
Viper666 (3287) - Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 7, 2016
Bouteille. Nez malté de miel et de beurre de caramel doux avec des notes d’agrumes et de houblon très fin. Mince en bouche. Goût légèrement fruité (agrumes, pêche) lors de l’entrée en bouche suivi d’un goût de caramel très doux, légèrement mielleux puis finalement une légère amertume de houblon herbeux se rajoute. Arrière-goût court et sec très légèrement amère de houblon. [notes 2005]

2.9
mabel (9246) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 28, 2015
[7205-20150501] 650mL bottle. Fruity sticky pear and apple aroma. Clear, orange body with a medium-lasting foamy white head. Fruity pear malt and bready soap flavour. Medium body. Average. (6/3/5/3/12) 2.9
(w/ jercraigs, mds)

3.3
bunget (985) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 19, 2015
650ml bottle from LCBO. Clear deep golden body, medium white creamy head with good retention. Aroma of malts, caramel, herbs, berberis candies. Clean taste: malts sweetness, candies, a touch of herbs. Mineral aftertaste. Decent.


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